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Uesugi Jinja Shrine, Yonezawa
(3.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Feed koi carp from the traditional Japanese bridge at Uesugi Jinja Shrine, dedicated to the war god Uesugi Kenshin, one of the most popular warriors of the "warring states" period. Sometimes referred to as "Samurai Village," you can view a treasure trove of artifacts and mementos including armors, swords, paintings, and Buddhist calligraphy works. The surrounding grounds provide a great place for a picturesque and peaceful stroll, with grand trees delivering profuse blossoms in April, and changing spectacularly in October, providing excellent photo opportunities. Using our online itinerary creator, Yonezawa attractions like Uesugi Jinja Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Stamp for you to visit. To be completely clean around the Museum were built. Overcast skies. Yonezawa is awfully cold.
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  • Morning from 6 a.m. you can visit. Such as Uesugi yozan Uesugi Kagekatsu and naoe kanetsugu, a statue stands in the precincts. Traders have is right to look for souvenirs of Yonezawa.
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  • Yonezawa said this would be! Has come several times, this time for the first time received nokyo-sho. The moat is beautiful. Several yozan statue.
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